Welcome to the Prince George's County, MD
2019 Official Tax Sale Website

In the State of Maryland, unpaid property taxes become a tax lien on real property. To collect unpaid property taxes as required by Maryland State law, Prince George’s County conducts a public tax sale each year on the second Monday in May. This year, the Prince George’s County tax sale will be conducted online on Monday, May 13, 2019. Prince George’s County will make the list of unpaid property tax accounts available, on this website, beginning the 2nd week of April. Detailed information is provided in the Tax Sale Information section of this webpage.




In 2017, the State of Maryland passed HB 1573, which requires Prince George’s County to conduct a limited tax sale prior to conducting the public tax sale. Registration for the limited tax sale is only open to those who meet certain eligibility criteria.

Registrants must be one of the following:

1. Resident of Prince George’s County, Maryland

2. Veteran of any branch of the armed forces of the United States who has received an honorable discharge

3. Employee in a public school located in Prince George’s County

4. Employee of one of the following:

    Prince George’s County Police Department

    Prince George’s County Fire Department

    Prince George’s County Office of the Sheriff

    Prince George’s County Department of Corrections

    Prince George’s County Government

    United States Federal Government

    Municipal Government in Prince George’s County

All bids must be made in good faith. All bids placed, whether intentional or not, are the responsibility of the bidder and may not be withdrawn. Should a successful bidder not make full payment for any or all of the certificates that are awarded in the tax sale, including any associated High Bid Premium, they will not be awarded any certificates and they may be prohibited from participating in future tax sales. The certificates will be awarded to the next highest bidder. No budgets will be established for the purpose of determining the maximum amount allowable for the purchase of certificates. All bidders are required to monitor their auction account to ensure funds for successful bids are available for payment at the close of the auction. Please be aware that your information provided may be subject to disclosure pursuant to the Maryland Public Information Act (MPIA).

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